Judge Hints At Collusion In $12M Boiron False Ad Settlement

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 1:15 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge charged Thursday that there were signs of collusion in a proposed $12 million class settlement in another court resolving false advertising claims against homeopathic medicine giant Boiron Inc., but stayed a similar suit in order to avoid the specter of conflicting rulings.

France-based Boiron agreed in March to put up $5 million to cover consumers seeking refunds on Boiron products they purchased and to change the products' labeling, a process that could cost as much as $7 million. The settlement agreement was...
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